Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence!

October 17, 2013

Brain Points: A Growth Mindset Reward Structure Boosts Player Persistence in Refraction By: Eleanor O'Rourke Psychologist Carol Dweck has made an interesting discovery. She and her colleagues have...

CSI Flight Adventures: Flight School Assessment Tips

October 7, 2013

After playing the CSI Flight Adventures game, allow students to print out a record of their flight school exercises and how they did on the flight missions. Have students talk about their results with...

BrainPOP and the Common Core State Standards

September 11, 2013

BrainPOP is committed to developing quality resources and providing top-notch guidance to help you and your students meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards. Explore this collection of ...

BrainPOP’s FYI Feature- The Perfect Informational Text Resources to Support Reading Comprehension

August 22, 2013

BrainPOP’s 2013 Teacher in Residence, Mike Jones, shares some of his favorite teaching strategies to support reading comprehension using informational text in BrainPOP’s FYI feature. In my 7th gr...

Top 5 Tips for Accommodation Using BrainPOP

August 13, 2013

These tips on accomodation using BrainPOP help students with various learning styles in every setting. In this guest blog post, BrainPOP's Summer POPstar in Residence, Mike Jones, shares his top 5 tip...

Inquiry Based Exploration with TechChef Lisa Johnson

July 2, 2013

TechChef Lisa Johnson shared about inquiry based learning and documenting student work in the BrainPOP booth at ISTE 2013. Check out her "Thinklink" and do some "inquiry based" exploration yourself! ...

Weaving Literacy and Assessment into Game-Based Learning

April 12, 2013

BrainPOP's Allisyn Levy shares her experience integrating assessment into game-based learning. For a long time, I was on a hunt for an amazing English Language Arts game that tied into curriculum a...

Ethics – a New Topic to Support Common Core

March 29, 2013

BrainPOP's newest topic, ethics, provides an accessible, engaging storyline and a terrific entry point for students to frame and build skills focused on in the Common Core State Standards. Understan...

Creative Assessment at Quest to Learn School

March 28, 2013

Last Friday, I had the honor of being one of the judges for the the Rube Goldberg Machines Boss Level at NYC's Quest 2to Learn School. With all of debate surrounding assessment, it was refreshing to...

English Games (ELA) and The Sports Network 2!

March 14, 2013

BrainPOP is thrilled to introduce a new category of free English Language Arts (ELA) games! When you visit the main GameUp page, you'll now see an "English Games" button which takes you to our growing...